Webster Parish School Board

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The Webster Parish School Board operates from offices at 1442 Sheppard Street in Minden, Louisiana.

Webster Parish School Board is a school district headquartered in Minden in northwestern Louisiana, United States. The district operates public schools in Webster Parish.

The district is governed by an elected and compensated school board. New superintendent Daniel Rawls begins duties on January 7, 2014.[1]


Primary schools[edit]



  • Brown Upper Elementary School (Springhill)

PK and 6

  • Philips Middle School (Minden)


Secondary schools[edit]


  • North Webster Jr. High School (Sarepta)


  • Webster Junior High School (Minden)



  • Lakeside Junior-Senior High School (Unincorporated area/south of Sibley)



  • Hope Youth Ranch (Evergreen Community), closed
  • Webster Parish Achievement Center (Minden)

Notable employees[edit]

The three most recent state representatives from Webster Parish, Everett Doerge (1992-1998), Jean Doerge (1998-2012), and Gene Reynolds (since 2012), were all formerly employed by the Webster Parish School Board. Former school board president Ronnie Lavelle Broughton ran for representative against both Jean Doerge and Reynolds.

Another previous representative, Parey Branton, was a former member and president of the Webster Parish School Board.

Dorothy Garrett Smith, a WPSB member from 1971 to 1987, was from 1989 until her death in 1990 the first woman president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.[2]

Former superintendent E. S. Richardson was from 1936 to 1941 the president of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston.


  1. ^ "Jeri Bloxom, Superintendent signs two-year contract". Minden Press-Herald. Retrieved December 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Heart Attack Claims Dorothy Smith", Minden Press-Herald, August 9, 1990, p. 1

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